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Annabel Garcia Torres, a writer, podcast host and journalist. She has performed her poetry and short stories throughout Chicago.

The name I Am Unpopular derived from Annabel’s pop culture column in Chicago Literati, an online Magazine. She has since worked as an ESL, English as a second language, teacher in Chicago.

Through her experience teaching English and Citizenship to adults the idea for Latinx On The Rise was born.

She wanted to share stories from her underserved community of Latino/a/x. She launch Latinx On The Rise podcast as a way to uplift the Latinx community, as well as, share stories of successes, failures and life experiences.

The interviewees keep growing as each interviewee nominates a future person to be interviewed.